Showing posts from October, 2015

WCC encourages Vatican working together for justice and peace

Greetings from the World Council of Churches (WCC) were brought to the General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Roman Catholic Church on the Family in the Vatican this week by Rev. Dr Walter Altmann, a Brazilian Lutheran and former Moderator of the WCC Central Committee. He called the Synod a “great and wonderful learning community”.

Synod on the Family: Mercy is not an abandonment of Church teaching

At the end of the first week of the Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family in Vatican City, Fr. Thomas Rosica, English Media Attaché for the Holy See, joined Fr. Federico Lombardi SJ to summarise the discussions at the daily press briefing. His Eminence Beatitude Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal, President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India and head of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, was a guest at the press briefing.

Gospel Echoing Missionary Society (GEMS) needs judicial supports

The leaders of Gospel Echoing Missionary Society (GEMS) with the support of other organizations, local Christian leaders and the persecuted missionaries filed petition to the Superintendent of Police of Satna and to other Government officials on October 07, 2015 regarding arrest of missionaries, persecution against the Christians. The atrocities happened at Satna in Madhya Pradesh, India.